Chesney Among Top Country Music Earners

posted May 22nd, 2008 at 11:50 am

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by Josh Martn

Kenny Chesney came in at #4 on Forbes’ “Top Earning Country Music Stars” list this year with $22 million in earnings.

Kenny Chesney comes in at No. 4 with $22 million in earnings. His Flip Flop Summer tour was one of the highest-grossing concert series of 2007, second only to the Police. He’s also an established songwriter–his tune “Never Wanted Nothing More” stayed on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart for 23 weeks.

Here’s a look at the Top 10:

  1. Toby Keith – $48 million
  2. Rascal Flatts – $40 million
  3. Tim McGraw – $23 million
  4. Kenny Chesney – $22 million
  5. Brooks & Dunn – $20 million
  6. Brad Paisley – $16 million
  7. Faith Hill (tie) – $12 million
  8. Keith Urban (tie) – $12 million
  9. George Strait – $11 million
  10. Alan Jackson – $10 million

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